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Pope Welcomes New Swiss Guard Recruits to Vatican

On May 6th of every year, new Swiss recruits are welcomed by the Pope with an elaborate ceremony. This year in front of an audience from Switzerland, 40 new recruits were sworn in before they start formal education at the Vatican. 21 more words

St Peter’s Square, Vatican City in Rome

After spending several hours inside the Vatican Museums we came back out and walked around the outside of the Vatican’s walls towards St Peter’s Square :) 194 more words

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Vatican City

Encircled by a 2-mile border with Italy, Vatican City is an independent city-state that covers just over 100 acres, making it one-eighth the size of New York’s Central Park. 626 more words

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Smallest Country in the World ~ Vatican ~ Rome Series, Part 4

Measuring just 0.2 square miles (100 acres), the Vatican is the world’s smallest country according to land mass. Completely walled, it is tucked neatly within the city of Rome, with nary a single street address.   1,077 more words

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Keberanian, Kedisiplinan dan Kesetiaan Garda Swiss Paus, Vatican

Kota Vatican tidak hanya dikenal sebagai sebagai kota terkecil di dunia dengan luas 44 hektar dan berada di tengah-tengah negara Itali. Akan tetapi Kota Vatican juga mempunyai berbagai tempat wisata yang menjadi tujuan favorit para turis di seluruh dunia. 546 more words

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